Today's Takeaway | November 6, 2012

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

US President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney debate on October 16, 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate on October 16, 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

The Election's $3 Billion Price Tag | Which Party Will Control the Senate? | Google versus Pollsters: Who's Right? | Can Superstition Predict Presidential Elections? | Bracing for the Nor'easter, Just Days After Sandy | The Huge Ballot Measures You Forgot Existed

The Election's $3 Billion Price Tag

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan, independent research group that tracks money in campaigns and elections, Obama and Romney's spending, in conjunction wi...

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Which Party Will Control the Senate?

The president and his opponent are receiving most of America’s attention today. But there are crucial Senate races unfolding across the country with the power to swing control in eith...

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Google versus Pollsters: Who's Right?

Throughout the day, voters will be polled as they exit their voting stations. But how seriously should we be taking those polls? Isn’t there a more accurate measurement of the elector...

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Can Superstition Predict Presidential Elections?

So many dollars, so many votes, so much punditry. But does any of it really matter? It all just comes down to luck, right? Jacopo Della Quercia, a Cracked.com contributor, discusses e...

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Bracing for the Nor'easter, Just Days After Sandy

Just when it seemed it couldn’t get any worse for people devastated by Sandy, a nor’easter is set to hit the East Coast, bringing with it rain, wind, and snow. The full force of the s...

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The Huge Ballot Measures You Forgot Existed

Forget the presidential hubbub. Millions of voters could wake up tomorrow in a state where marijuana is legal. Not medicinal, not decriminalized — legal. Andrew Cohen, a contributing ...

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Boiling Down the Past Four Years

We're finally here! The Takeaway has spent countless hours covering this campaign and election, and as we hunker down for a long week of coverage, we wanted to bring you a look back at the last four years of politics in America, starting on election day 2008 and bringing you all the way through yesterday's final comments from the candidates.

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